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ARCHAEOLOGICAL DESCRIPTION OF THE WEIGHT
Authority
Mint
Aradus
Denomination
100 Sheqels
Material
Lead
Manufacture
Cast
Shape
Square
Length
7.90 cm
Width
7.70 cm
Height
1.60 cm
Metrology
Mass (g) Mass (grain) Date of measurement Reference fragmented cleaned reference weight
929.00 - - Ridder 1905 No No Yes
Iconography
Symbol Technique Direction Position Number Synecdoche
Sign of Tanit Relief
Wear
Corrosion
Handle
Yes
Suspension hole
No
Recarved mould
No
Recarved weight
No
Intentionally destroyed
No
Archaeological description
Elayi and Elayi 1997: Poids rectangulaire. Bélière circulaire avec globule central et bordure. Face imprimée avec bordure épaisse. Motifs figurés et signes en relief. Registre supérieur: signe de Tanit et balance du Type B. Registre inférieur: nombre 100.
Autopsy
No
INSCRIPTION
Language Technique Legend type
Phoenician Relief Denomination, Mint
Fac simile

{Monogram of Arados: U+10900 + 10903 + 10905 + 10913}{Sign of Tanit}

{Phoenician number 100: U+10919}

Edition
ʾrwd | 100. — “Aradus, 100 (Sheqels).”
Monogram
ʾDWR
Countermark type
Countermark
ARCHAEOLOGICAL CONTEXT
Findspot (region)
Findspot (site)
context
CIRCUMSTANCES OF ACQUISITION
Region
City
Date of first acquisition
circumstances
DATING OF THE WEIGHT
Curatorial Section
NEAR EASTERN , GREEK
Time frame
FROM -300 TO -1
Comments on Chronology
COLLECTION HISTORY
Collection
Name Date of acquisition Inventory number
De Clercq Collection None 717
Bibliography
Reference Page/Column Reference (number) Plate / Figure Comment
Ridder 1905 365 682 fig. 682 None
Elayi and Elayi 1997 115–116 289 fig. 5/289, 15/289, 17/289, 20/289 None
Finkielsztejn 2015 56–59, 64 38 None None
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